Saksham scholarship for specially-abled students for Degree/Diploma; Apply by Nov 30
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has invited applications for the Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Specially-Abled Students studying for Degree/Diploma.
The Scheme is being implemented by AICTE to provide encouragement and support to specially-abled children to pursue technical education.
Eligibility: For the Degree level scholarships, applicant should be admitted to First year of Degree level course or Second year of Degree level course through lateral entry in any of the AICTE approved Institution of respective year.
For Diploma, the student should be admitted to First year of Diploma level course or Second year of Diploma level course through lateral entry in any of the AICTE approved Institution of respective year.
The Specially-abled student, should be having disability of not less than 40%. Family income from all sources should not be more than Rs. 8 lakh per annum during the current financial year.
Number of Scholarships: Under both schemes, all eligible specially-abled students admitted to First year of Degree level course or Second year of Degree level course through lateral entry in any of the AICTE approved Institution will get the scholarship of Rs.50,000/- per annum for every year of study for a maximum of 3 years for first year admitted students and maximum 2 years for second year admitted students through lateral entry as lump sum amount towards payment of college fee, purchase of computer, stationeries, books, equipments, softwares etc.
Applications can be submitted at https://scholarships.gov.in/ latest by 30 November 2020. Institution level verification is to be completed by 15 December 2020.
Detailed Guidelines is also available at the website.